Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicPartha Chatterjee

Topic: Partha Chatterjee

‘Rs 7-8 lakh was going rate for teacher’s post,’ says ED chargesheet in Bengal SSC case

ED claims 'common people' had to pay lakhs for jobs in schools when Partha Chatterjee was Bengal education minister, alleges he used shell companies to launder ‘tainted money’.

Jokes, memes, protests – Mamata, TMC silence after leaders’ arrests shows Bengal is changing

A few years ago, Mamata did not hesitate to arrest a JU professor for merely mailing a cartoon. Now, after Partha Chatterjee and Anubrata Mondal arrests, TMC is unusually still.

Under Modi govt, ED’s public profile has changed. It has 4 times the staff, bigger budgets

In New Delhi, and all state capitals, the dictum was ‘those who live in glass houses never throw a stone.’ Modi govt has changed that.

India is seeing crorepati cult in politics. Bengali bhadralok, Marathi manoos no bar

When did hauls of cash and gold—once seen among ‘dabang’ netas elsewhere—start to appear in Bengal of all places?

Partha Chatterjee, close aide Arpita sent to jail till 18 August in Bengal School Service scam

Chatterjee & Mukherjee have been in ED's remand since their arrest on 23 July. The agency claims to have recovered Rs 49.80 crore in cash, jewellery and gold bars linked to the scam.

How West Bengal cabinet reshuffle is Mamata’s attempt at image makeover for her govt

Mamata inducted 8 ministers — 5 cabinet ministers, 1 minister of state with independent charge, and 2 MoSes — and dropped 4 in a ministerial reshuffle Wednesday.

‘Would have been happier if my shoe hit him,’ says woman who missed target Partha Chatterjee

The Trinamool Congress leader and former Bengal minister is behind bars for his alleged role in a multi-crore school recruitment scam.

Opposition’s classic bishop sacrifice & the fire engulfing Mamata’s ‘Poribartan’ model

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Dasmunsi fan who had rapport with Buddhadeb too: Story of Mamata’s tainted aide Partha Chatterjee

Chatterjee, sacked from cabinet and party posts after ED arrest, was formerly considered No. 3 in TMC. He was among first lieutenants to join Mamata Banerjee when she floated TMC in 1998.

Journey from Didi-o-Didi to ED-o-ED & why retirement comes before employment

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.